Windies Women’s team squad member, Afy Fletcher was one of the 28 participants in the recently concluded Cricket West Indies (CWI) Level 1 Coaches Course held in Grenada.Fletcher had just completed a 4-weeks training camp in Antigua and was home in time to participate in the event. She was among the group which also had formerAfy FletcherWINDIES male player (Junior Murray); Windward Islands batsman, John Eugene, coaches and teachers from the Grenada Department of Sport.The lead tutor, Kumar Rampat was assisted by Ian Allen and the course covered batting, bowling and fielding (Skills Demonstration) a group coaching assessment and a theory examination.Project Officer, Junie Mitcham said “this is the 4th Level 1 coaching course which has been done since the coaching education programme has been revamped. Under the new programme, 81 coaches have been certified in four territories.”Those already certified are from St Kitts (10), Jamaica (21), Barbados (22) and Grenada (28). The next Level 1 session is scheduled for Dominica.
City are two points behind Liverpool after the leaders regained top spot with their 5-0 win over Huddersfield on Friday.But the champions, who also have an FA Cup final date with Watford on May 18, will be guaranteed to retain the title if they win their last three matches.That means a City team that has won 26 of their last 28 games, a run dating back to the end of last year, now stands just four victories away from becoming the first side in the history of English football to win all three domestic trophies in the same season.It is a feat Guardiola has already achieved in his career — with Barcelona 10 years ago.Manchester City has won 26 of its last 28 games, a run dating back to the end of last year © AFP/File / Oli SCARFFBut the City manager was not keen to draw comparisons ahead of a potentially difficult visit to a Burnley team that drew with Chelsea on Monday.“We are out of the Champions League and at Barcelona we were in,” said Guardiola when asked to compare the two campaigns.“Now we are not thinking too much the FA Cup Final against Watford. I’m concerned with Burnley, Leicester, Brighton.“Just focus on that. We will analyse at the end of the season how many titles. It’s not going to change my opinion of what we’ve done this season… how many titles we win.“All respect for my players and of course what Liverpool have done.”Guardiola himself has won the even more prestigious treble of domestic league and cup combined with the Champions League.The Catalan pulled off that feat with Barcelona in 2008-09.Manchester United pulled off the most famous treble in English football history a decade earlier when current manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored the dramatic goal that won the club the Champions League Final against Bayern Munich.But that season, Alex Ferguson’s side were denied a domestic treble — and an unprecedented quadruple — by losing to Tottenham in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.In the context of British football, domestic trebles are relatively common — with Glasgow giants Rangers and Celtic having recorded seven and six, respectively, in the Scottish game.The absence of a third domestic competition in Germany, Spain and Italy means that the only other top-tier European nations that have produced domestic treble winners are Portugal — with Benfica in 2014 — and France, where Paris Saint Germain have won three this decade.City will be without the injured Kevin De Bruyne at Turf Moor but, more worryingly, may also have to contend without physical midfielder Fernandinho after the Brazilian injured his knee in the midweek win at United.But, after setting a new record for a top-flight club by taking their tally of goals in all competitions to 157 in the 2-0 Old Trafford win, Guardiola is at least optimistic about his team’s ability to keep their blistering form going at Turf Moor.“It makes me proud, I love to score a lot of goals to respect this game, to show how we want to attack and do it in every game,” he said.“We have 157 goals but we don’t have one guy who scored 60, everyone was involved, Sergio (Aguero) and Gabriel (Jesus), they scored a lot, the wingers, attacking midfielders, we cannot score a lot from set pieces because we are a small team.“That’s why – I’m very pleased that the top two are both Man City – Manuel’s (Pellegrini) team is the second one. Both are there and it means the club is focused on playing an attractive game and I like that.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City are chasing a treble © AFP / Ben STANSALLMANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 27 – Manchester City face Burnley on Sunday at the start of a four-match spell that could see Pep Guardiola write a remarkable new chapter in English football history.Guardiola’s side follow the crucial Premier League fixture at Turf Moor with games against Leicester and Brighton, as City seek to hold off Liverpool in a thrilling title race.
SANTA FE SPRINGS – It’s one of the few times when children can step back in time to see what life was like for youngsters in the 19th century. This weekend, Heritage Park hosts the city’s annual “Children’s Day,” when an expected 2,000 visitors will be able to pan for gold, churn butter, walk on stilts and dress up in clothing from the 1880s. There also will be pie-eating contests, and storytellers will share tales of the Santa Fe Springs area’s historic figures and events. “It’s old-fashioned fun for kids,” said Margaret Hammon, cultural arts administrator for Heritage Park. century ambience, so it’s the perfect setting for this kind of event.” firstname.lastname@example.org (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3024160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl event“Children’s Day,” a Santa Fe Springs tradition since 1988, features learning exhibits designed for children 3 to 12 years old. “It provides an opportunity for families to help educate their children on what life was like a hundred years ago,” said Joyce Ryan, outreach librarian at the Santa Fe Springs Library. The event will feature a “gamut of all communities that have lived in this area,” including Victorian and Native American cultures. For Hammon, Heritage Park is the perfect venue for the event. “The park was built in 1880,” she said. “It’s all turn-of-the-
DD Local – Donegal Southwest PartnershipLetterkenny Women’s Centre Free Counselling Service every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Centre free of charge to make appointment contact Bried: 07491 24985Citizen Advice Office every Monday 10am – 1pm at the Centre Manual Handling & Wheel Abresive Course Saturday 30th August 2014Contact 07497 41863 if you would like to book a placeSupervisory Management Course FETAC Level 6Start Date: 29/09/2014 End Date: 05/12/2014Duration: 10 WeeksContact Solas: 07495 60500Book-keeping Manual & ComputerisedFETAC Level 5 Start Date: 30/09/2014End Date: 06/12/2014Two nights per week 7pm – 10pmContact Solas: 07495 60500 Occupational First AidFETAC Level 5Start Date: 09/10/2014End Date: 15/12/2014Duration: 10 weeksContact Solas: 07495 60500DD LOCAL: LETTERKENNY WOMEN’S CENTRE OFFER FREE COUNSELLING SERVICE was last modified: August 19th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:DD LocalDonegal Southwest PartnershipFeaturesNotices
A woman who was given a cheque-book by a bank to start a new business went on a spending spree before the loan was officially approved.Ms Devine cashed a number of cheques across Donegal.Fiona Devine, 41, approached the AIB bank to start a second-hand furniture business in Letterkenny, Co Donegal. She was told the loan application for €10,000 was looking good and was even given a cheque-book.The mother-of-five began purchasing various items over a six week period between September and October in 2013.However, two weeks alter she was told by the AIB that the loan application was being refused but could appeal the decision.Ms Devine continued to cash various cheques in towns across Donegal including Letterkenny, Milford, Burt, Fanad, Ramelton, Ballybofey and Convoy to the value of €6,778.34.Solicitor Michael Shiel, said his client, of 18 St Columba’s Terrace, Letterkenny, was realistically never going to get her business off the ground.He said she suffered from bi-polar disorder and handed a medical report into Letterkenny District Court.He said Ms Devine had bought a number of items including a laptop computer, kettle, electric blanket and toaster which had not even been taken out of their wrapping.The court heard that cash was also drawn down on top of the cheques for goods and that no compensation had been received by any of the companies defrauded.In total she faced 51 charges of theft and making gain or causing loss by deception.Judge Paul asked for a probation report in the case and adjourned the case until April 20th.WOMAN GIVEN CHEQUE-BOOK TO START BUSINESS WENT ON BOGUS €6,778 SPENDING SPREE was last modified: February 16th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:chequesdonegalFiona DevinefraudGardaiJudge Paul Kellyletterkenny
Congratulations to Coláiste na Carraige u16 team on reaching the Ulster final ,a fantastic achievement by everyone involved,also a super point by Conor Doherty to win the game under pressure.LottoCongratulations to Margaret O Donnell (The Rock)on winning the club Lotto of €4,200.Lotto Jackpot next week €1,300 The club has erected a notice board on the wall beside Centra ,we would like thank John Joe Mc Brearty and Hegarty Brothers(centra) for their permission.Coaching18 coaches completed a foundation course last weekend,well done to all.Congratulations to Ciara Cunningham and Nicole Carr on winning theAll-Ireland with IT Sligo. C,SHIP DRAWThe club got a tough draw in the C’ship,Bundoran,St Michael,Glenswilly and Cill Chartha all in group D,BingoBingo winners,Elise Morrow€150,Margaret A Mc Brearty€80,Michelle Mc Brearty €70,Ethna Byrne €100,Margaret Doherty €70,Jackpot next week €2,250on 47 numbersScor Ádh mór Caroline O’Donnell a canadh sa chluiche ceannais an Chontae seo chugainn Dé hAoine an 22ú.A buíochas a ghabháil leat freisin leis an Athair Eddie ,Peter Hegarty agus Ciarán Cannon a bhí ár bhfoireann Tráth na gCeistClub Membership is available from Denise Mc Sweeney 085 1089992.If anyone would like the club notes email to them or to anyone who is living away from home contact the club P.R.O Michael Mc Shane GAELIC GAMES: KILCAR GAA CLUB NEWS was last modified: February 17th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAELIC GAMES: KILCAR GAA CLUB NEWS
Mark Medina, Logan Murdock, Dieter Kurtenbach and Dan Brown were on the scene Tuesday night to sift through the details of the Kevin Durant-Draymond Green situation.Are these just friends and brothers who can hash it out and kiss and make up?Or are the threads of conflict too deep to get past and put this 3-peat machine back into gear?You can hear all of their thoughts on the complex issue via the player above or by going to iTunes, where you can subscribe to the Warriors HQ Podcast — and …
12 April 2012Already well loved by local and international tourists, the town of Wupperthal in the Cederberg mountains of the Western Cape now boasts a new, community-driven offering – the Cederberg Donkey Cart Route.Speaking at the launch of the third phase of project on Wednesday, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said it would give visitors to the town – also well-known for its Rooibos and Buchu production – an authentic cultural and wilderness experience deep in the majestic Cederberg mountains of the Cape West Coast.The project will see the development of a three-day tour through the Cederberg mountain area and Heuningvlei, and a donkey trek route through Heuningvlei with accommodation for overnight visitors.The donkey is the traditional means of transport in the rugged Cederberg, and the locals have long used their carts to carry their produce to the larger town of Clanwilliam.The initiative, part of the Department of Tourism’s national rural strategy, aims to create a community-driven bed and breakfast operation, catering for international and domestic tourists.“The development of rural tourism can make a powerful contribution to poverty alleviation in areas that are often characterised by poverty,” Van Schalkwyk said.“The department will focus more weight towards supporting tourism in rural areas with the involvement of rural communities,” he added.The third phase of the project is expected to provide over 200 locals with experiential job training coupled with social upliftment programmes and tourism industry awareness activities.The department’s rural strategy has identified the Cape West Coast as a node for tourism development, along with the Karoo, Maluti Drakensburg, Bushbuckridge and Vhembe nodes, all of which have high potential for tourism development.Source: BuaNews, with additional reporting by SAinfo
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest While we are interested in improving yield of Ohio crops, we also are reluctant to recommend practices that cost time and money and are not likely to be of assistance. From several on-farm trials conducted by OSU Extension professionals over the years, we see no value in applying sugar to our Ohio row crops.In a 2013 Crawford County trial with 3 pounds of sugar per acre to soybean, there was no yield difference from the check: http://agcrops.osu.edu/sites/agcrops/files/ofr_reports/Sugar-on-MRI-Soybeans.pdfIn two trials in Clark County in 2013:• Two sugar sources (sucrose and dextrose) at 4 pounds per acre produced no yield difference from the check• And for soybeans — sucrose at 4 pounds per acre — there was no yield difference from the check.For more see: http://agcrops.osu.edu/sites/agcrops/files/ofr_reports/Sugar-Applications-for-Corn-and-Soybean.pdfIn a 2014 soybean trial conducted at two locations in Clark Country and in Wood County, Table 1 shows no yield advantage for sugar applied to soybean.Table 1. Soybean yield after 4lb/A application of sugar at two locations.Clark CountyWood CountyTreatmentAverage Yield bu/AAverage Yield bu/ACheck79.453.8Sugar81.253.9Fungicide80.655.2Lsd 0.10NSDNSD In a previous newsletter article written by Shawn Conley, Soybean Specialist at the University of Wisconsin, comparing granulated cane sugar, high fructose corn syrup, molasses and blackstrap molasses to a check treatment, he found no yield affect across four locations: http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletters/2011/19#4. His comment on trying foliar sugar applications, “other management strategies to improve soybean yield should take precedence over applying sugar.”We suggest focusing on the basics of crop production first. With funding from the Ohio Soybean Council, we’ve investigated yield limiting factors in Ohio soybean production. There are many factors that influence soybean yield (i.e., variety selection, planting date, soybean cyst nematode, weed control, etc); however, one factor that has really risen to the top is soil fertility.From over 550 soil samples collected throughout Ohio between 2013-2015, 35% were below the critical level for soil phosphorus (< 15 ppm Bray P1) and 21% were below the critical level for potassium.Additionally, we looked at soybean yield from these fields. On average, fields with low soil phosphorus yielded 7 bushels per acre less than fields with adequate soil phosphorus. Fields with low soil potassium yielded 4 bushels per acre less than fields with adequate soil potassium. Before considering untested or unproven inputs, consider inputs that are most likely to improve your bottom line.
dan rowinski What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Everyone knows the smartphone is killing the point-and-shoot digital camera. Who wants to carry a digital camera as a separate device when your smartphone already takes good-enough pictures and makes them easy to share with your friends? Sure, a good point-and-shoot takes better pictures than a smartphone does. On the other hand, digital cameras can’t use mobile apps, a cellular connection or a smart operating system. Until now.Samsung Galaxy CameraThe Samsung Galaxy Camera is an Android-based digital point-and-shoot that will be available from AT&T on Nov. 16 for $499. The Galaxy Camera has a 16 megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor screen, a 21x optical zoom lens (note, optical zoom, not digital) and a 4.8-inch touchscreen panel. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with a quad-core processor. Its cellular connection will run over AT&T’s HSPA+ network and can be added to a shared data plan or use a separate individual data plan from the carrier. The device will be Wi-Fi equipped as well.Is there a place in the consumer market for such a device? I do not know about its widespread appeal, but I want one. I have always wanted a digital camera that can take better pictures than my smartphone and automatically upload all those high-quality photos to Flickr, Picasa (Google+) or other social networks without a USB cable and intimate knowledge of iPhoto or Photoshop. And I’d be willing pay good money and carry a separate device to do that. Samsung is not the only company to attach a mobile operating system to a high-quality camera. Nokia released the 808 PureView earlier this year, a smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera with the vaunted Carl Zeiss optics. The difference is that the 808 PureView remains, at its most fundamental level, a smartphone. The Galaxy Camera is essentially a Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone with the phone stripped away and a quality digital camera bolted to the front. Nokia 808 PureViewA Mainstream Step Into The Internet Of ThingsThe Galaxy Camera is a camera first, cell phone… never. This is an intriguing poduct, and not just because it is a camera that can use social apps like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and others from wherever you are. When we think of mobile operating systems like Android or iOS, the first thing that pops into our minds are smartphones and tablets. That makes sense, considering that 99% of devices built on these operating systems are one or the other. But think about what these devices actually are. We call them smartphones, but they are really small, powerful digital computers that happen to be able to make phone calls. The mobile operating systems evolved into phone-centric devices because that is what the consumer market wanted. Yet to think that iOS, Android, Windows Phone or BlackBerry are limited to smartphones and tablets gives them short shrift. They clearly have the potential to run myriad other devices. Related Posts Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement For instance, Android was built in such a way that it could be deployed everywhere. Want an Android-powered thermostat? Somebody can build that. A toaster? A car? Research In Motion wants to put BlackBerry into everything, including automobiles and infrastructure.What we are talking about here is the Internet Of Things, where all kinds of machines and devices can connect to the Internet and can be interfaced through mobile systems. The backbone of the infrastructure of the Internet Of Things will be mobile operating systems such as Android, and the Galaxy Camera is one of the first mainstream devices to show its possibilities. Tags:#Android#Internet of Things#photography#Samsung Galaxy The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology